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Echioceras raricostatum

AJ Plai

Echioceras raricostatum (gold pyrite)

Geological Age: Jurassic

Locality: Jurassic Coast, Charmouth, UK


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Taken with Apple iPhone 5

  • 4.1 mm
  • 1/20
  • f f/2.4
  • ISO 400
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Kosmoceras

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Watch out for pyrite decay with the specimen (it could fall appart).

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AJ Plai

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Thx for the warning. It would be a shame if it gets the dreaded pyrite disease for sure...

The specimen has been treated with brasso and the display box I put some silica gel inside the base with a drilled hole. So it should help somewhat by keeping the moisture and oxygen level reduced, hopefully.

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